The outside of the yacht appeared to still be in good shape, with the exception of a broken mast. But as the two fishermen approached the troubled vessel, they could never have guessed at the nightmare that lurked within.
Peering into the cabin of the boat, much of which was underwater, the two men were greeted with a scene straight out of a horror movie. They had finally discovered the incredible fate of a German sailor lost at sea.
59-year-old Manfred Fritz Bajorat, born in the Ruhr region of Germany, loved adventure and had been cruising around the world for the past 20 years, traveling more than 500,000 nautical miles.